An appeal for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following reports of two fatal anti-freeze cat poisonings in Tonypandy.

The charity has been alerted after two cats, from the Zion Terrace area of the town, had to be put to sleep on independent veterinary advice, having consumed anti-freeze.

Cat owners in the Tonypandy area have also been urged to be vigilant, understand the symptoms of poisoning, and what action they should take if the worst is feared.

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Seven newborn kittens have been found dumped “heartlessly” in a carrier bag in Abercynon.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information, after the shocking discovery was made by a member of the public on Wednesday (16 August).

Two of the seven kittens were found dead, while another – initially seen to be gasping – later sadly passed away. A mother cat to the kittens was nowhere to be seen.

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RSPCA Cymru has launched an urgent appeal for information after five doves were found dumped in a cardboard box, on a South Wales cycle track.

The charity rescued the birds – which were found in a poor state – on a stretch of track between Usk and Newport’s Celtic Manor hotel.

An urgent appeal for information has been launched, seeking to decipher where the doves came from, and why they were dumped in a box.

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An urgent appeal for information has been launched, after a dog was picked up in Princetown, Tredegar, with horrific injuries, and a leg hanging off. 

The grey male lurcher was caught by Gwent Police today (19 June), and is now in RSPCA Cymru care for treatment. He had been found on Merthyr Road.

It is suspected the dog’s right hind leg has been left hanging off after getting trapped by a snare, which has gone right through the bone.

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An abandoned six-month-old kitten starved to death in an Aberdare property, after tragically being unable to claw into unopened sachets of food left at the house.

Ms Rhiannon Sian Davies (d.o.b 07/06/1987), of Llwynderi, Pen Y Waun, pleaded guilty to an Animal Welfare Act offence, after leaving the cat to die in an Aberdare house, with the neglect causing the feline “unimaginable, severe and totally unnecessary suffering.”

She was given a 10-week custodial sentence, suspended for 12 months, and banned … Continue reading…